RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.

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Diamond Level

Austin Energy, TX (2016)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2017)
Benton PUD, WA (2015)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2017)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2015)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2015)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2017)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2017)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2015)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2017)
City of Clinton Department of Public Works, SC (2015)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2017)
City of Hamilton Electric Department, OH (2017)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2015)
City of Riverside Public Utilities, CA (2017)
City of Wapakoneta, OH (2017)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2017)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2017)
Clarksville Department of Electricity / CDE Lightband, TN (2017)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2017)
Columbia Power and Water Systems, TN (2017)
Dover Municipal Utilities, OH (2017)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2017)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2016)
Fort Collins Light and Power, CO (2017)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2015)
Greeneville Light & Power System, TN (2015)
Greenfield Power and Light, IN (2017)
Holland Board of Public Works, MI (2015)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2015)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2017)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2016)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2015)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2017)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2017)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2017)
Keys Energy Service, FL (2017)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2015)
Lakeland Electric, FL (2015)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2017)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2015)
Longmont Power & Communication, CO (2017)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2015)
Marietta Power, GA (2017)
Marquette Board of Light and Power, MI (2017)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2016)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2017)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2015)
Morristown Utilities Commission, TN (2017)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2017)
Nashville Electric Services, TN (2017)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2017)
North Attleborough Electric Department, MA (2017)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2015)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2017)
Oconomowoc Utilties, WI (2015)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2016)
Paducah Power System, KY (2017)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2015)
Piqua Power System, OH (2015)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2016)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2016)
Rocky Mount Public Utilities, NC (2017)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2015)
Santee Cooper, SC (2017)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2015)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2017)
Stoughton Utilities, WI (2017)
The Municipal Electric Utility of the City of Cedar Falls, IA (2017)
Town of Albemarle, NC (2015)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2015)
Vernon Gas & Electric, CA (2016)
Village of Versailles, OH (2017)
Waverly Light and Power, IA (2015)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
Wilson Energy, NC (2017)


Platinum Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2017)
ALP Utilities, MN (2017)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2017)
Borough of Ephrata Electric, PA (2015)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2016)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2017)
City of Calhoun, GA (2015)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2015)
City of College Station, TX (2015)
City of Dover Electric Department, DE (2017)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2015)
City of Fulton, MO (2017)
City of Gastonia, NC (2015)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2015)
City of Jackson Electric Operations, MO (2015)
City of Kirkwood, Kirkwood Electric, MO (2015)
City of Leesburg, FL (2017)
City of Lexington, NC (2016)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2015)
City of Mesa Energy Resources Department, AZ (2017)
City of Monroe, NC (2017)
City of New Bern, NC (2015)
City of Newton Falls Light & Power, OH (2016)
City of Nixa, MO (2017)
City of Rochelle, IL (2015)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2015)
City of Shelby, NC (2015)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2015)
City of Tipp City, OH (2017)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2015)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2015)
Columbia Water and Light, MO (2015)
Conway Corporation, AR (2017)
CPS Energy, TX (2016)
Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power, IN (2017)
Douglas County PUD, WA (2015)
Easley Combined Utilities, SC (2017)
Edmond Electric, OK (2017)
Eugene Water and Electric Board, OR (2015)
Freeport Electric, NY (2015)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2017)
Garland Power & Light, TX (2017)
Georgetown Utility System, TX (2016)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2015)
Greer Commission of Public Works, SC (2017)
Groton Utilities, CT (2017)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2015)
Harlan Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Hastings Utilities, NE (2017)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2017)
Indianola Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH (2017)
Johnson City Power Board, TN (2015)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2015)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2015)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2017)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2017)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2015)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2016)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MO (2017)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2015)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2017)
Montpelier Municipal Electric, OH (2015)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2016)
Municipal Commission of Boonville, NY (2015)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2015)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2017)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2017)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2015)
Princeton Electric Plant Board, KY (2017)
PUD #1 of Clallam County, WA (2017)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2015)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2015)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2017)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2017)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2015)
Statesville , NC (2017)
Sterling Municipal Light Department, MA (2017)
Tacoma Power, WA (2016)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2015)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2017)
Town of Wake Forest, NC (2015)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2015)
Tullahoma Utilities Board, TN (2015)
Washington Electric Cooperative, VT (2017)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2017)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2017)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2017)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works and Lighting Commission, WI (2015)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2016)


Gold Level

American Samoa Power Authority, AS (2015)
Anchorage Municipal Light and Power, AK (2016)
Anderson Municipal Light and Power, IN (2015)
Azusa Light and Water, CA (2015)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2017)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2017)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2017)
Cedarburg Light and Water Commission, WI (2016)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2015)
City of Chanute, KS (2016)
City of Danville - Department of Power & Light, VA (2017)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2017)
City of Grand Island, NE (2017)
City of Harrisonville Electric Dept, MO (2015)
City of Highland, IL (2017)
City of Kinston, NC (2015)
City of Lumberton - Electric Utility, NC (2015)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, TN (2015)
City of Morganton, NC (2015)
City of Painesville Electric Division, OH (2017)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2015)
City of Princeton, IL (2017)
City of Rock Falls, IL (2015)
City of Saint Peter, MN (2016)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2017)
City of St. Charles, IL (2017)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2016)
City of Winfield, KS (2015)
Cowlitz County Public Utility District No 1, WA (2015)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2015)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2017)
Elk River Municipal Utilities , MN (2017)
Emerald People's Utility District, OR (2017)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2015)
Garden City Electric Utility, KS (2017)
Grand Haven Board of Light and Power, MI (2015)
Heber Light and Power, UT (2015)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2017)
Hudson Public Power, OH (2015)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2016)
Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities, IN (2016)
Lebanon Utilities, IN (2016)
Lehi City Power, UT (2015)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2017)
Logan City Light and Power, UT (2016)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2015)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2015)
Massena Electric Department , NY (2017)
Mount Pleasant City Power, UT (2015)
Murfreesboro Electric Department, TN (2015)
New Martinsville Municipal Electric Utility, WV (2015)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2015)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2015)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2015)
Paris Board of Public Utilties, TN (2015)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2016)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2017)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2015)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2017)
The City of Seaford Electric Department , DE (2017)
Town of Berlin, MD (2016)
Town of Clayton, NC (2015)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2017)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2017)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2015)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2015)
Village of Minster, OH (2017)
Wellington Public Utility Department, Electric Division, KS (2017)